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Kevin De Cock
Kevin M. De Cock, MD, is a Belgian-born scientist who is a citizen of the United States.  He is the director of the WHO Department of HIV/AIDS. He is an infectious disease specialist, with expertise in HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, liver disease, and tropical diseases. Before becoming director of the WHO Department of HIV/AIDS, De Cock was director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Kenya from 2000 to 2006 and Director of the CDC Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention, Surveillance and Epidemiology in Atlanta, Georgia from 1997 to 2000.  Commenting on recent research indicating that circumcision could cut the rate of HIV infection by 60%, De Cock said the findings were a "significant scientific advance". 
Dr De Cock received Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.Ch.B.) and M.D. degrees from the University of Bristol and a Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene from the Liverpool University School of Tropical Medicine.
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